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as they become available. >> skwhraoping right now, a judge has just reduced detail for the san francisco woman charged with killing a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident. 23-year-old gina eunice was just arraigned on felony vehicular manslaughter, dui and hit-and-run this is last week. police say she hit four pedestrians at twin peaks lookout december 13th. one victim thrown down a hill, another victim, a 56-year-old woman died at the hospital. investigators say eunice left the scene. others found her damaged car a short distance away. the judge has reduced her bail from two million dollars to one million dollars. if she makes bail she will face mandatory monitoring. >>> oakland police investigator going through video and talking to witnesses to try find the killer of a a 15-year-old girl. the girl and trends was walking yesterday when a teenaged boy approached and opened fire with a handgun. the girl and 14-year-old boy were wounded she died at the scene he's expected to survive. the shooter was about 13 to 16-years-old no word on a possible motive. >>> several prominent oakland religious le
stop from southern marin to san francisco sometimes we sat there took me an hour and may have for a drive that is normally half an hour at the most. >> glad you made it. >> me too. >> that was the worst of many crashes this morning. >> mike has been tracking the rain with live doppler. >>> the worst of the storm has moved off, we still have residual showers going to be the case as we head into the afternoon hours. you can see sycamore valley road, blackhawk road, crow canyon, doherty, bollinger, san ramon where we have some of our best radar returns to castro valley right now san leandro and lake mendocino drive, starting to dry. same on the bridge towards san mateo, it looks like you are going to run into dry weather sprinkles towards hayward. the last three hours you can see yellows, oranges, light to moderate rain we yesterday is over. we still have a west that means scattered -- west flow that means scattered light showers. we'll tell you how long. >>> commuters in downtown san francisco were ready for the rain this morning. a lot of people left with rain gear. sea of umbr
bail. no word on how man died. >>> new information this morning on fatal san francisco fire investigators tell abc7 news the victim was a woman in her 60s. the fire started 8:30 last night on st. charles avenue in ingleside heights they found the woman's body on the second floor flames burned through the garage and up from there the fire is not believed to have been suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats ti
unanswered today. at the center to prevent gun violence in san francisco the executive director says vailt video games do carry a troubling message. >> bloodshed and violence is entertaining. that's certainly not something we want to promote. >>reporter: banning assault weapons and requiring background checks and banning large number assault clip is a solution. >> we need a bill that requires a background check on every transfer and sale of a firearm. >>reporter: survey showed universal background check are popular even with members of the nr a.survey says 74 percent of nra members think it's a good idea. came across another interesting survey showing that gun ownership has been dropping in the united states. dropping for more than a decade sales have been increasing which means fewer people buying mr. guns. in the newsroom, 7 news. >> while we are talking about guns the police chief of oakland and san francisco are calling a weekend gun buy-back program small victory in the face of the connecticut rampag rampage. the buy-back took 600 guns off the street. 300 in oakland. 300 in s
inches in santa rosa. three inches in mounted st. helena. san francisco inch and a half and lesser amounts as you head towards the santa clara valley. let's take a look at the five day storm totals. three storms moved in here. you can see mount st. helena, close to 13 inches. santa rosa, close to 8 inches as well as san rafael. san francisco close to 4 inches. oakland close to 4 inches and san jose racked up close to 2 1/2 inches. as you mentioned, another system is headed for the bay area, not as strong. we'll take a look at the timing coming up. >> a scary situation in pescadero. fire crews had to rescue two drivers who's cars got caught on flooded highway 101. it caught maybe many people off guard due to the sudden rise of water. heavy rain is being blamed for an accident that injured four people. three of them are from the fire district. we do want to a warn you. some of the video may be intense for some viewers. >> you can hear the crunch of an out of control vehicle making impact followed by moments of confusion. then screams for help from firefighters kelly morse. she was on
't be the first time. both teams played their home games at san francisco key stadium in 1960. the teams discussed sharing a stadium because it makes financial sense. one team only uses it 8 times a year 2 team increase attendance and pay all the bills faster. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> stay here with us. a little later in the newscast katie will show you some of the rai raiders dedicated decked out fans she caught up with at tonight's game. >> nfl commissioner also dressed -- addressed the situation with 49ers quarterback smith. smith said the only thing did he to lose the starting job as quarterback was to get a concussion and sit out 2 games. roger was asked if he thought that situation might discourage other players from reporting head injuries. >> they don't report on that. >> you have to have the teammate next to him if he's not right. we have spotters that are watching from upstairs that can spot when somebody has had an impact that may lead to concussion to be evaluated but you want to make sure they are all evaluated. >> roger says the competition committee is considering
. the cancer is not spreading. the governor is being treated at u.c. san francisco and oncologists say the cancer is an early stage. it is being treated with radiation. it will continue until january 7th. his prognosis is in fact excellent. his staff says the governor will work full time one cancer expert says is the right thing to do. >> 74 years old, the average life expectancy is about 11 years. our governor isn't average he is looking i'm sure at much more than that. that is why he had his prostate cancer treated. >> it's the common common cancer among men. this is his second bout for cancer. he received treatment for skin cancer and had a growth surgically removed. >> we have learned that the state public health department has de-sert tied at a facility in the sonoma developmental center. there have been charges of faulty investigations of incidents of patients being harmed including a story we broke along with our media partner that patients had been tased. no charges were ever filed in that case. now de-certification means that it will lose all medicaid fundings. the facility ca
look down san francisco right now out into the bay. clouds are thickening no. rainfall has moved into the bay area yet but it is on its way. let's take the a look at live doppler 7 hd which shows i think a faint shade of clouds there. gathering not only along the coast but overland as well. no rainfall yet but it is building up to our north around crescent city and eureka and moving down in our direction. it will ariff during the overnight early morning hours. right now dry conditions lacking at temperature readings mainly in the police our inland location down to 42 right now fairfield 43 and napa see it's pretty chilly in some of the inland valley. oakland 50 here in san francisco and these are our forecast features turning cloudy. it's pretty much there already overnight. rainy and breezy for tomorrow. christmas day. showers likely on wednesday. before we get to a dryer pattern. overnight low down to 38 at napa. 37 at santa rosa and fairfield and livermore look for low of 39 at concord so pretty chilly all around the bay area tonight. and the satellite radar compos
, but did not locate mattingly. >>> san francisco police turning to the public for help. two people were discovered bound and gagged in the middle of the street at brussels in visitation valley. >> reporter: imagine looking out your window one night and on the street are two people bound and gagged. that's what happened here on brussels street 8:30 last night not only were they bound and gagged, they were fighting for their lives. look at pictures from the scene, two bodies in the middle of brussels street 900 block, 8:30, one person black male in his 20s died at san francisco general about midnight the other victim, a white female in her late teens in critical condition now, police are not releasing names or what killed him. as you might guess, neighbors are on edge. >> i'm kind of scared because i live by myself. but i never leave the house at night because it is kind of dangerous. >> happens in the movies, but again in real life i have not seen this a lot. essentially, we want to make sure that we find who is responsible for this crime. so we can get these people off the streets. whet
and santa rosa and tib by ron. as i take you down to street level, ignacio and petaluma and san francisco lighter returns although i am getting reports from at dgp1 and coming down from daly city to south san francisco. he is coming down toward the peninsula and toward the east bay. lighter rainfall totals a the this hour. i will be back to tell you exactly how much rain we will receive, and when it will be safe to put the umbrellas away. dan, a complete look at the forecast coming up. >> sandhya, thanks very much. >>> a tragedy tonight outside the golden gate. two people are dead and a third is rescued. they were all swept into the water off point bonita cove. thomas roman is live with this developing story. thomas? >> officials believe the three victims were actually fishing when they were swept out to sea. there has been a high surf advisory issued earlier this evening that went from san francisco to the mendocino coast. now let's look at the scene from sky 7 earlier this evening. now, this was about 4:30, 5:00. what occurred was at about 4:00 the marin county sheriff's department rece
investigators say. >> new at 11:00 san francisco police are on the hunt for the person who shot a man on mission district street. officer reresponsibleed to reports of multiple shots fired near 14th just before 8:00 o'clock tonight no. information on the victim or his condition is available at this moment. members of the ss pd gang task force were on the scene beginning their investigation. >> another fatality on the streets of san francisco this afternoon brings total number of pedestrians deaths to 18. latest accident happened in the city financial district of beall and market where cornell bernard is live for us tonight. >> this intersection very, very busy place during rush hour. the man was crossing beall street right over here when struck and killed. he's the 18th pedestrians to die this year in san francisco. the district attorney has a plan to prevent more tragedies. >> this is scary that the intersection. >>reporter: crossing market and beall street is the risky thing she does every day on her motor wheelchair. >> cars will come through here too fast. and cars making the right hand
in the morning. it will be cold. >> thanks, sandhya. >>> a san francisco police sergeant is in the hotseat after a video reportedly posted by him on facebook went viral. it brags about hitting 100 miles an hour in a lamborghini when going through the broadway tunnel. alan wang is live for us at the tunnel. alan this. >> carolyn, the police officer in question is formerly known as sergeant carl tennenbaum, but he changed his name to sergeant carl t after he was told he could not use a name tag on his uniform that had the nickname carl t on it. >> the facebook page administrator claiming to be san francisco police officer carl t posting this video saying he topped 100 miles an hour while driving in a lamborghini in the city's broadway tunnel. they are reporting that a comment by sergeant t says it is roomier than you would think, plus we were all drunk. >> if all of this is true, alan, it is to be taken seriously. >> we broke the news to mayor ed lee at city hall. >> it would be a violation of so many laws. but it is in opposite to what a police officer is sworn to do which is be somebody who is i
sandy hook elementary. in san francisco city sper organized a vigil. it was the corner of silver avenue and mission street. speakers talked about workers together to bring about peace and addressing the issue with people with w mental health needs. a previously scheduled gun buy-back program, hundreds of guns were bought by oakland and san francisco police. >> michelle who did not want to give her last name was more than 200 people willing to sell their guns to san francisco police many who waited in long line were brought here by the tragedy. mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> is that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> a vietnam vet and had he and his wife sobbed hearing the news. jan turning her gun in so it could never take a life. >> if this is something that might hurt somebody some day, i would feel terrible about that. >> the gun buy-back was funded by an anonymous donor. they in turn contacted the boys club here in san francisco. dr. joseph marshall turns show that community thinks something about gun violence.
as moisture is just feeding across the bay area. san francisco right now, new batch of moisture starting to move in. toward brisbane and heavy rain. that is extending over to daly city. over towards oakland, broadway terrace and moderate rain and another area south of san jose, very moderate rain from boulder creek south of saratoga and south of san jose, as well. rainfall totals the past 24 hours, quite impressive. over an inch of rain in redwood city, concord, also fairfield, over two inches of rain in san rafael. folks, this next system will move in tomorrow morning, three to four additional inches of rain possible in some locations. we'll tell you when you can expect the heavy rain comingup. >>> check out this storm damage tonight in san francisco, a large branch from a tree came crashing down during strong rains and winds. the 76 gas station on potrero avenue was damaged and car window was damaged. >> we would have gotten killed about f we were sitting in the car last night. >> fortunately there was no one under the canopy when it came crashing down. >> a car crashed into a car. one
forecast a little later. >> okay spencer thank you. >> major break in bizarre case in san francisco visitation valley. man and woman were found bound and gagged in the middle of the street on sunday night. today police arrested 5 people in hercules connected they say to the crime. vick lee with the very latest on the investigation. >>reporter: police said 5 arrested for the attack on a man and woman found bound and gagged ncaa and dumped on the san francisco street range in age from 19 to 34. one from san francisco. 2 from oakland. and the other 2 have hercules addresses. police made the arrest day after a passing driver found the couple in the middle of russell street in the ingleside district. male victim 26-year-old steven reid died later at san francisco general hospital. police source tells us the suspects are brought in for questioning to the hall of justice yesterday after investigators received ladies from the public. they were later arrested at a house in hercules today in l early morning hours. police spokesman officer says everyone involved knew each other. >> t
much all of december. so you can see 151 percent of normal san francisco with 154 percent of normal over to the east bay so we don't need any more rain but here it comes. we time it out for you and 4:00 o'clock tomorrow things are getting a little bit wet in the forth bay. by the over nature hours getting a little more interesting san francisco peninsula but lack at that. 4:00 o'clock in the morning it's out of here and by early saturday morning we are into mostly sunny conditions so much of the weekend looks dry.so this system really not amounting to much but we will talk about that high surf advisory and how much rain to expect in jaws few minutes. dan. >> thanks a lot. more rain on the way today dry weather provided much needed opportunity for work crews around the bay area and in the north bay specifically to get ready for the next wave. 7 news has look at the preparation. >>reporter: heavy duty vacuum cleaning on the hillside of san rafael today. public work crew made the rounds getting rid of debris from drainage pipe that carry storm water to the lower level of the city.
of conservation in october. >> this was the last sunday in san francisco to park at meters for free. in one week you'll have to pay from noon to 6:00 p.m. at fisherman's wharf it will be noon to 7:00 p.m. >> coming up, highlights of the niners and raiders of the and russian plane crashing into a highway. what you need to know weather-wise for new year's eve. leigh glaser has the forecast after the break. >> i'm rick kwan. pryor shows his potential in his first star [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with pillsbury cookie dough. cheese plate? cheese plate...nope. i made something better. ♪ you used the oven? boom ♪ [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky l
and cheryl jennings are on assignment. >>> san francisco police investigating a bizarre birth today. the mother and infant are hospitalized the baby might not have survived if not for police officers who worked quickly to save his life. amy hollyfield is live at the bay view police stakes with more. >> reporter: police are -- are excited today. they say it warms their heart that two of their officers worked hard this morning and had a fantastic outcome, they are calling it a miracle. they are not taking all the credit. they say there's a few other people that played a role in this morning's miracle. the fact that the homeless shelter inside the baptist church was open 2:00 this morning may have saved a baby's life. it started when a staff member her the front door buzzer >> there was a lady at the door covered in blood. she said she wanted to come in. we didn't know -- we didn't know her she didn't have anything with her. he went to let his supervisor know. >> reporter: when he came back she was gone but returned with a newborn in her arms. >> she was a little hysterical. she said s
that has created a higher surge. this is what it has done in our parking lot here in san francisco, places that you thought may be safe underground a little wet weather here this is minimal compared to what other people are seeing this morning. tomorrow we'll have the second largest one. >> you don't think you are going to be driving through floods in your own garage. >>> those king tides are causing minor flooding in other places besides our garages. scientists tell us they are the result of a unique alignment of the sun, moon and earth. terry mcsweeney joins us from the saint francis yacht club. could this be a glimpse of the future? >> reporter: that's what some are saying. marina boulevard there and right here steps that are no longer available to be stepped only available for wading now because of that high tide that you were talking about. video of what the king tides are doing around san francisco right now, yesterday, today and tomorrow. this is stuff from along marina boulevard at some point you are going to see a walkway submerged, water up where not expected to be. you are going
i. >> good evening. >> that breaking news happening tonight in san francisco. >> 4 people injured in hit-and-run accident in the twin peak area. at least one person in bad shape from what we understand. we are live at the scene with the very latest. sergio? >>reporter: there are actually 2 scenes that we are looking into here. the first is just beyond the police cars over in that direction. that's where 4 people were walking earlier this evening. 3 of them were hit by a passing car. let's go ahead and look at some video of this scene so we can kind of explain this. now 3 people went over the edge. those victims were knot knocked off the edge by that, on the roadway. rescue crew had to recover them from the edge. one person suffered life threatening injuries. an adult woman. now the fourth person apparently was not injured. may have actually called ice. was also searching for potentially. knot now all 3 were transported to a local hospital. now just yards away places discovered a suspect vehicle. the car had some major damage on the passenger side and the driver of
in connecticut but deadly gun veils in san francisco. >> assault weapons and types of things we have seen in the hands of people who are doing evil or can do evil really have no place. in the home or the schools or in our streets. >>reporter: legislation is expected to be brought before the board of supervisors next month. >>> well still ahead tonight on 7 news at 9:00. city of oakland has small fortune in over paid parking tickets. how does that happen and will you ever get your money back? >> also asteroid that exploded over the sierra foot hills. tonight nasa where it came from and how fast it fell. new information. >> news in time for the holiday. bay area major testing ground for same day deliver richlt you see how that works. >> and out with the old and giants pitcher tim cuts his hair. you get a look at the hair. you get a look at the new do. stay with >> president obama recently said that going after marijuana users would not be a top priority for his administratio administration. but the justice department is trying to shut down medical marijuana dispensary operating in
alto 29 forest hill area of san francisco without frost, 35. >>> the north bay saw some of the coldest temperatures this morning. check out what they had to deal with along the coast, frost that cold across the bay area. terry mcsweeney is live with what folks are dealing with in the south bay. >> reporter: i'm here at christmas in the park in front of the fairmont hotel in san jose. for weeks they've had this display up talking about jack frost nipping at your nose, you got santa's helpers cranking out the candy canes. today we got a taste of that chill in san jose near the border with saratoga, the cold weather left a calling card, a leaky pipe in this water heater. >> colder water coming into the house, ground water supply is colder when the older water heaters expire or start to leak. >> reporter: don't know what frosty the snowman is up to this morning frosty the parked car was everywhere you looked. frosty the lawn covering was out and frosty the bush topping was in full display at peet's coffee in san jose, met a person who told us with about his run in with jack frost. >> i rea
back at chase.com/freedom. ♪ everybody get, everybody get! ♪ >>> it is happening in san francisco where a house fire has taken a life in the city's engel side district. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. firecrews are on the scene and it is happening at a home in engel side heights. abc7 news reporter ama dates is live with the latest on this. ama? >> dan, fire officials will confirm one person was found dead in the house. they will not say anything about the victim's identitiment we are are -- identity. we are a block away from the house. you can see what it looked like when we arrived on scene. it broke out about 8:40. about 40 firefighters responded, and they were able to put the fire out in 40 minutes. it burned through the garage and the second floor of the home. one person was found dead inside. now it wasn't the resident or the neighbor who called the fire in. it was an off duty firefighter who smelled smoke. >> firefighters have had good noses. they smelled like some wood was burning somewhere. they let the you are fireman know. >> reporter: and most of the da
passengers on to continue to the leg to denver. >> tonight san francisco high school senior is suspended because of a poem she wrote. her poem dealt with the school somewhating in connecticut and what she wrote has left officials with a dilemma a.allen is here tonight to explain. >> it was a dark poem and in the wake of the connecticut tragedy it raised red flag and triggered quick response by school officials. stawnt facing the possibility of being expelled. >> i ups the killings in connecticut. i know why he pulled the trigger. >>reporter: those words in courtney webb poem prompted school officials at the life learning academy on treasure island to suspend the 17-year-old senior until further notice. >> while we are oppressed by dysfunctional community of haters and blamers, the meaning of the poem is talking about society and how i understand why things like that happen.so it's not like agreeing with it but that's how the school made it seam. >>reporter: courtney didn't turn the poem in as assignment instead the teacher discovered it in class and took it to the principal. courtne
>>> breaking news in san francisco, a manhole cover explodes in the downtown area. some streets are closed. we'll have a live report. as the wet christmas around the bay area. steady rain throughout the day and heavier rain and winds are expected tonight. >> i'm spencer christian. taking a look at live do7 her and rainfall and thunderstorm or two just offshore. i'll show you when we expect that to hit land. >> the weather didn't stop people from making special christmas deliveries and firefighters put big smiles on young faces. >> another storm is moving in with heavy rain in some parts of the bay area. a few people were out with rain gear on. we are expecting gusty winds and possible thunderstorm tonight. here is what it looks like on the golden gate bridge. very messy outside. >>> good evening. merry christmas, i'm dan ashley. this christmas day we are on storm watch. we have live team coverage with reporters in key trouble spots in the north bay and santa cruz mountains. let's begin with spencer christian tracking the storm. >> quite a storm it's been already. here is how it
francisco retired ee is now $23 million richer. he bought a winning ticket at pharmacy in san francisco before christmas but he didn't discover high won when a friend remind himd to check his ticket. he hasn't decided what to do with the money. >>> coming up, a look at the most piratedtv series this year. plus, an amazing video of people helping friends stuck at a prison. a new gaming system so the way. we'll look inside. we'll find out what is helping populations in asia. >> i'm meteorologist lisa argen, a cold night ahead as our valley temperatures are dropping into the 30s. widespread 20s i >>> it's been a good year for netflix and ceo is being rewarded for it. company expects to have about 27 million customers by january 1st and company announced it will give the ceo a boost in salary, some $500,000 to $2 million. hastings earned $4 million last year. his pay was cut after price hike fiasco sent them down. >>> this weeks developers received tips for a so they can start working on games. they raised $8.5 million on fund-raising kick started. itsize of a rubik's cube but will be power
this feed the bay area water supply are in pretty good shape. san francisco public utility commission tells us its reservoirs at 83 percent of capacity. >> east bay mud 5 reservoir at colonel bind 85 percent and one of the santa clara valley water district biggest rain water reservoir that's the lexington is at 63 percent. ment of room for more rain but still off to very good start this early in the season. well from rain to snow it is a perfect weekend for tahoe as we head into the new year holiday with weekend right before it. there is a lot of snow up there. 7 news john talked with bay area folk heading into the slopes this weekend. >>reporter: holiday combine with nice weather and plenty of new snow making sierra ski resort a magnet for bay area rest kent. >> we came today and we first time we open the season. we got together and we are excited to begin this season with fun and enjoyment. >>reporter: 7-year-old from san jose first taste of slopes. family drove from the south bay this morning. how is the snow. >> learning how to ski. i don't have a chance to learn when i was you
to put it out on the air. you can send them to u report. >> moving on late today, san francisco police announced they have broken the back of a high-tech electronic ring. look at all the stuff they have confiscated from this ring. more from news reporter carolyn tyler. >> is any of this stuff yours? it's part of a haul of stolen goods san francisco police has confiscated as they describe as a massive fencing ring. >> hundred plus cellphones, 75 plus laptops. cameras. >> in all, more than 1,000 items worth half a million to two million dollars most taken from car break-ins from san francisco and oakland. police got a break in the case early last month. when an auto burglary at fisherman's wharf was caught on surveillance video. that eventually led police to this apartment san francisco's tenderloin where they made three arrests. >> we believe that this ring is smaller part of a bigger ring. that we put a significant dent that break into cars. >> taken into custody, 24-year-old brothers. and 23-year-old. all face multiple felony charges. what you see on the table is just a portion of wha
will continue to search for the couple tomorrow off road and on foot. >>> san francisco man has been charged with kidnapping and raping an autistic is 16-year-old girl. 36-year-old gary steve atkinson was arraigned today. heard the formal charges against hip. he's accused of abduct ago girl who wandered away from a youth center on november 27. she was found by a muni driver and helped police find atkinson. he's expected in court tomorrow. >> in the east bay people living in a number of communities are worried about their safety tonight. fire station in creighton, lafayett lafayette, mav martinez walnut creek at risk of closing and as laura explains no one wants a fair stationary their home to close. >> i'm very concerned. >>reporter: he lives about half mail from cocoa fire station 16. the only one that serves his neighborhood in the heavily wooded west side of lafayette. the lights have been off and syrup silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. but now it's one of 4 that could be permanently closed january 1st. >> when you start doing cut back and cut back on
and ways to connect. rethink possible. s. >> good evening. big problems tonight for muni in san francisco. woman in a wheelchair was hit by a trolley at market and church street. we are told she either leaned over or fell in front of the trolley. witness say the trolley kept going dragging the woman for almost a block. emergency crew had to use air bag and wooden block in order to raise that trolley. that's what you see the firefighters rescue crew doing there. sadly the woman has suffered life threatening injuries, we believe. but we are checking on that of course. now to a separate incident. blown transformer has shut down all metro muni lines downtown. that's the k, l and j lines. bus bridges in effect to get people around. very bad night for muni. we have more open both of these stories on 7 news leather:00 over on channel 7 and of course updates here as need be. >>> well now to the weather. much of the bay area continues to dry out and clean up after trio of storms. the sky 7 hd video shows some of the toppled trees around san francisco. in other parts of the city in the a
sides in the u.s. important ally seemed to back away. >>> in san francisco, demonstrators rallied of president morsi's power grab. they didn't want him removed from office but his actions are not how a democracy should be run. >> not accepting what is done by president morsi. we wanted more equality for all egyptians not just the muslim brotherhood. >> some of the powers granted them, power to declare emergency laws and immunity to trials. >> state consumer advocates, shipment of toxic toys from china will not be used for gifts. they seized a shipment worth $18,000. the toys contain toxic levels of a chemical that is used the in making rubber and plastics. it's especially dangerous to small chin. it's been linked to birth defects. >> and tonight marks the first day of hanukkah. hundreds packed union square to watch the menorah mark the holiday. seven more will be list through december 15th. this is the 37th year menorah lighting. >> a new theory how the dinosaurs were wiped out the face of the earth. it involves the volcano. we'll tell you what may have happened 65 million years a
degrees. 71 in napa. 71 in santa rosa. san francisco, 66 degrees. it was 67 on the coast at half month moon bay. antioch, 62 degrees. lots of sunshine, some high clouds from time to time but a beautiful day. let's check out live doppler 7-hd. i'll show you what it looks like. radar on mounted st. helena, it's clear sky mode. we will be seeing green showing up on the screen as we head into tuesday night and wednesday and possibly other colors as the rain begins to develop. temperatures right now, falling under clear skies. down to 45 in napa, 43 in concord. clear and cold in the valleys tonight. sunny and mild for your monday, rain returns late tuesday so tomorrow morning be sure you have a jacket. 47 in vallejo. dropping down to 40 degrees in livermore. you'll see low 40s, fremont, py and santa cruz, san jose 45 degrees. upside to the chilly morning, it will be a beautiful day in the afternoon. high pressure will provide us a sunny above average day in terms of your temperatures for your monday. before we start to see the temperatures on tuesday, by tuesday night, rain develops 11:00 p
hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> muni metro service in san francisco is fully operational after an outage stranded thousands and left the morning commute in doubt. crews managed to fix the problem in the nick of time restoring service at 5:00 this morning. repairs to the equipment were made overnight near the van ness station. muni says aren't off from sunday's storm found its -- says runoff from sunday's storm founds it way into the electrical equipment. >>> a woman in a wheelchair in critical after she was struck by a muni streetcar yesterday near market and church streets around 5:30. passenger shot this video of the rescue effort he says he heard a man pounding yelling for the operator to stop. police are investigating whether the woman leaned forward into the train or fell out of her wheelchair. >> update on house fire that broke out in sonoma county in a rural part of petaluma on stagler lane. it was fully engulfed when the firefighters arrive haz-mat team on the scene no word on what they are cleaning up. dispatchers say crews received the call 3:30 this morning the house burned almost two
into the fairfield area. san francisco has now started to see some of the rain. it is coming down. at least moderate rainfall right around a lincoln boulevard and maureen gnaw boulevard and out toward the embarcadero. as you can see, lighter rain around potrero avenue. as we pull out, we do have more moisture working its way toward the bay area. it is going to be coming down during the morning hours. the morning commute does not look good at this point. we are looking at a messy morning ride, and we will see some brief downpours. i will have the exact time you can expect heavy rain in a few minutes. dan? >>> the rain-soaked soil proved to be too unstable to keep this tree upright. sky 7hd shows you the mess it created at central park on el camino real. it shows the massive clean up earlier this evening. one person reported a minor injuries. and you know, there might be one of the water logged trees teetering in your yard. it is a dangerous problem because of the rain. so serious a local removal crew dispatched from hurricane can see rushed back here to help out. cornell bernard is live in one of man
of the clouds are lifting in san francisco, amazing my facebook page 7:20 eight i posted the sun sitting on top of the -- bay bridge, 15 minutes later cloudy. live doppler 7 hd, clouds and along the coast some of the fog inland everything else is dry. the air is dry that concerns me a little, that it is going to take this system a little while to moisten the atmosphere and then eventually, the rain will come over always easier to get the rain to come down at night when the temperature and dew point are closer and humidity higher. 49 santa rosa now, 47 san rafael, 45 fairfield. fog thickest towards concord and antioch, sunshine around monterey bay and inland. 52 santa cruz, 59 monterey, cooler today because of the clouds blocking out sun and sea breeze coming back, light rain tonqd, isolated shower tomorrow, frost thursday morning and friday morning could dip into the 20s in some of the deeper valleys in the north bay. high pressure split, penetrated by cold front coming from alaska, clouds starting to come in towards evening scout shower there is one near the peninsula coast, main band of rain
many school districts are emphasizing security procedures. amy hollyfield is live at san francisco school district headquarters to continue our coverage. >> i just spoke with the superintendent. he tells me that he has asked all his principals to take another look at emergency response plan and see if they have questions or if they need any changes. parents already saw a change first thing this morning. >> and sherman elementary school in san francisco parents watched with surprise but understanding as administrators tightened security this morning. >> they locked the doors. that is the reality. unfortunately that is the world we're living in. we have to lock down the doors. >> it's the first day back and parents say the tragedy was definitely on their minds as they dropped off their kids. >> anybody that is bringing kids to school, they are well aware of all the thoughts that are going on with the families and kids, of course, and the teachers. >> the principal at sherman told us it is an extremely difficult day for schools. she didn't want to talk to camera because she wanted to
that expired in 2004 prompted by 1993 mass shooting at san francisco law form. congresswoman spear vows companion legislation in the house. >> we have to did something. about the gun violence in this country. >> she was shot and wound entered jones town alongside congressman killed. fight for gun control wasn't easy back then and won't be today. >> i remember standing on assembly floor taking up the measure when one of my colleagues asked me have you ever actually shot an assault weapon and i turned to him and said let me ask you a question. have you ever been shot by an assault weapon? and i have. >>reporter: this is abc 7 new news. >>> of course we will continue to cover the school shooting. tragedy if newtown as it unfol unfolds. "nightline"uncover new. >> also express your sympathy by posting this ban to facebook wul. >> let's turn our attention to the weather certainly was quite wet earlier today. >> that's right. cooler too. sandy is tracking index round of rain and frosty conditions. >> show you live doppler 7 had. d the rain earlier today it's long gun. as we look at our ra
. as we pan around the east bay 80 and san francisco is now starting to pick up some light rain around the presidio, california street and gary boulevard. much lighter toward the santa cruz mountains. it is almost just over six inches of rain up in the far northern end of sonoma county. rainfall has varied. winds are gusty in a couple of spots up to 50 miles an hour, but not as strong as earlier today. we have scattered thunderstorms in the forecast. heavy rain coming. i'll have the timing of all of this for your holiday weekend in a few minutes. dan? >> thanks very much. the wet weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. alan wang is live in santa rosa with the story there. alan? >> dan, we had a break for awhile, and now we are starting to see the rain pick up a little out here. this is just one of the many flooded areas in sonoma county tonight. there are several washed out roads west of santa rosa. and the public works crews are expecting it to get a lot worse this weekend. joel stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came throu
pg&e worked to secure that area. >> here's a live look on mount sue tremendous in san francisco, you can see the low clouds --> good morning i'm katie marzullo. >> i'm eric thomas. kristen sze and cheryl jennings have the day off. we begin with mike tracking the storm with live doppler 7 hd. >>> start with looking at broader picture. good morning. you can see a lot of blue, green, yellows, ons showing up moved into the heart of the bay -- bay and south bay strongest cell moving throughout the east bay valleys, all the way out towards livermore pulling away from san ramon, danville and alamo, heaviest rain towards oakley, brentwood, stockton, tracy. one morsel on alpine road westwood drive to the -- west of belmont towardsf$byñ los alt. heaviest of the rain over in the north bay. you can see a lynn developing going to be another push of -- see a line developing to be another push for the afternoon and evening. danger -- dangerous surf at the coast until 4:00 tomorrow afternoon waves up to 19 feet, rip currents and beach erosion up and down the coast: over the next 24 to 36 hours. >>>
watched a couple get married while talking about mawrj equality in san francisco city hall. i have been waiting for 3 years toen joy the same privilege that these folks are currently enjoying. >> also this afternoon john lewis and stewart who were married before the prop 8 ban. >> over 100,000 loving committed legally married same sex couple across the nation. an thousands or more to come soon with washington and mayor listened and maine having marriage equality now. >>reporter: san francisco city attorney is part of the legal team arguing against prop 8. >> i am gratified and confident very confident that the supreme court which is now going to be taking up the civil rights issue of our time will reach the same result that the district court did and the 9th circuit did and well find that proposition 8 unlawfully discriminates against gay lesbian couple here in the state of california. >>reporter: in sacramento this afternoon a spokesman for supporters of proposition 8 is confident the hay court will support the ban on same sex marriage. >> i expect 4 or 5 justices to uphold propositi
rafael and even san francisco an inch of rain in the pastth hours. is further to the east a third in liver move. about the same napa and up to the north, not too much in santa rosa. skies cleared. talking about patchy frost in napa and sonoma and we will give you the numbers and outlook when the run returns coming up in the seven day outlook. >> you saw from the map mr. how much rain fell in the north bay. while the break is nice there are still worries in the north bay about the threat of mud slides and weakened trees. cornel has the store arery now from mill valley. >> tree crews say it is not what they wanted for christmas. so much work they can barely keep up. a family snapped a picture east after a 50 feet tree blocked the road. >> when i saw it, it was like a massive just like mess so i was kind of like shocked. >> arborists say storms weakened the earth and created danger for the public. >> how saishow saturated is th? >> 100%. a lot of rain and moisture. weak ones are falling over. >> tree crews still removing this 70-year-old tree blocking a driveway. so much water coming
in san francisco, a stretch of the coast highway was blocked off between lincoln and sloat. northbound lanes were shut down as city work crews repaired a dangling traffic light. >>> the storm is a reminder to make sure you are ready for rainy season. make sure have items including batteries and flashlights, extra batteries, three-day supply of food and water and manual can opener. develop an emergency plan for your family are posted at abc7news.com. >> a south bay man and his daughter are happy to on dry land this evening. two went kayaking this afternoon right in the middle of the storm. a low tide left the two stuck in the mud and stranded for hours. nick smith tells us what happened. >> we just got stuck. it would have been a long time before the tides and storm went away. we were just freezing. >> only minutes before, john paige and his daughter were rescued by the redwood city fire department after an afternoon of kayaking took a dangerous turn. just after 1:00 p.m. redwood fire received a call saying two kayaks were stranded in the water. they conducted a search. with the use of
. >>> the wet weather created problems all over the bay area today. >> in san francisco check out the video. trouble for a new car owner. a treetop pelled on to the mercedes in lower pacific heights. thankfully no one was hurt. the mess shutdown a major crosstown artery for a short time today. >> fall entries and power lines kept crews busy. flooding submerged the manzanita parking lot. high winds knocked down part of a tent at a christmas tree lot near mill valley. >> seems like this one near jack london square kept public works crews busy today. they said you can often blame flooding on either leaves or litter clogging up storm drains. >> an army of grounds keepers used leaf blowers. plenty of hands teamed up to get it ready for the pac-12 championship game. >> won by stanford i might add. and homes are without electricity. pg&e tells us the biggest outage is in the north bay, mostly sonoma and marin counties. crews plan to work all night to repair the damaged lines and get the power back on. the storm watch continues all weekend on abc7 news. live reports tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. wi
in the morning. here are the rainfall totals. it is more than an inch in san francisco. 1.17 in san rafael. .91 of an inch. .47 in concord and look down south in san jose. .61 and ben loman picking up an inch and a half of rain. i just updated the computer models and i want to show you when the timing of the next storm is and when we are expecting. the storm is different from what i showed you. dan, i will be back with the details. >> i will see you shortly. lots of snow for skiers. avalanche danger is considerable for the sierra. two skiers died in two days at donner ski ranch as the result of avalanches. an expert lists the way you can tell that an avalanche is likely. >> we feel the snowpack collapsing underneath us. if we see the shooking cracks opening up across the surface and nonconsequential terrain. we had a lot of rapid warming and rain on snow. those are all easy things to understand that nature is telling you the snowpack is unstable. >> you really have to pay attention to the surroundings. the snowpack is unstable, but there is a lot of it. a water content is 146% above normal. tha
francisco more napa, fairfield, seven inches to nearly eight around san rafael and santa rosa that's why we are concerned about chance of rain especially north bay mountains up to 2 1/2 inch there is, inch and a half south by 3/4 of an inch for the rest of us. we'll look at our rivers and see how they are doing when we come back. >>> hundreds of children in fairfax are waiting to find out when they will be able to attend school. white hill middle took severe damage from the storm. >> reporter: good morning. cleanup crews just awried just beyond that administrators and outside -- consultants are meeting to decide their next steps, their first steps in the cleanup process exploring how to operate the school without an entire building. three big storms filled this little culvert behind white hill middle school causing extensive flooding over the weekend. >> we have four classrooms fairly filled with debris and mud. we'll need structural support along with our main administrative offices and our library. >> reporter: the building is only 10 years old. administrators face having to tear out floo
more while you know you will get a deduction. for one charity in san francisco it seems people are doing a little of both. the food pantry at the st. anthony foundation is in good shape today, but overall donations are down for the year. >> we are a little bit behind where we would like to be, where we are budgeted to be. >> the interim executive director says the charity is seeing interesting trends this holiday season that may have to do with the impending fiscal cliff. >> we are seeing people who have never given us a stock donation before stepping up and making that kind of gift to us. >> they could be concerned that the tax deduction for chair writ believe a giving would be cut saving the government money. private wealth advisor says it can make sense to get more bang for your donation buck. it would help charities this year, but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate some this year and potentially some next year may try to double up and donate more this year. >> but the uncertain financial future is also causing fear. >> and many
umbrellas on sale. >> uh-oh. >> dark includes coming at us from emeryville over san francisco as we look west and they are dark enough to drop light to moderate rain even small hail. i'll tell you when another round is coming. >>> plus, russian lawmakers vote to prevent russian children from being adopted by american parents. the decision facing president vladimir putin that could affect hundreds of families. >>> the "los angeles times" has published thousands of files if the boy souths of america detailed allegations of sexual abuse by employees and volunteers including alleged incidents that happened between 1985 and 1991, the scouts kept many files private, until now. the alleged abusers include doctors, teachers and priests. in 2010 the organization mandated that any suspected abuse be reported to police. we have a link to the database on abc7news.com. look under see it on tv >> russia's parliament has approved a measure to ban americans from adopting russian children. now president vladimir putin is debating whether to sign it. the bill is in response to a new u.s. law calling for s
named in the threat provides texted. >> san francisco police chief greg reacting to controversial facebook post by one of his officers. sergeant karl t up loaded this video of himself riding through the broadway tunnel on facebook claimed that he was with others in a lamborgini going 100 miles an hour and claimed they were drunk. well today the chief said he's outraged. >> obviously it's just beyond irresponsible and dumb. i was out of town yesterday so my first act to get back as two reassign the sergeant out of patrol. nobody with poor judgment should be around a younger officer. >>reporter: sergeant karl t who legally changed his name from tenenbaum is on desk duty pending an investigation into the incident. >>> one of the bay area biggest political scandal of the year took major turn today. nadya former alameda county supervisor and wife of state treasurer bill dropped her request for a restraining order against her former boyfriend. dan was the only reporter at the hearing in pleasanton and he has the l exclusive. >> nadia didn't come to court this morning. she remains
>> a horrifying accident in san francisco. woman in a wheelchair is hit by a muni streetcar and dragged down the street. good evening everyone. >> tonight that woman is fighting for her life. while another problem with muni tonight could cause problems for riders in the morning. we are live at the corner of market and church with both of these developing stories. >>reporter: man i underground service completely out of service tonight. leaving thousands of passengers stranded and all blamed on a failed transformer. comes on the very same night a woman in wheelchair struck by oncoming trolley at the muni stop at church and market. it was possibly dragged and pinned underneath the train. >> i don't have a specific distance but it appears that she, she made contact with the rear part of the vehicle and was dragged some distance. >> i heard yelling to stop. my heard banging. and i looked outside by window and saw a man banging on the back of the f train as still slowly moving. >>reporter: billy heard the ci of witness telling the trolley driver to stop. he then shot th
in san francisco. especially if you are the owner of that car. huge tree crashed on top of it. the owner had just bought it. and in oakland during the storm just one of many accidents on slick roads. good evening everyone i'm carolyn johnson. dan is off tonight. showers this evening but still one more big storm we have to contend w.let's get right to sandy tracking it all open live doppler 7 hd. live doppler 7 hd we see the rainfall intensity picking up again so show you where the showers are. first we go to the north bay where they have been coming in and just redeveloping very quickly. i take you down to street level here around guerneville and russian river to forgetville. river road sweetwater springs road we get some moderate to heavy rainfall right now and as we pan around to other parts of the bay area you can see here glen ellen warm springs road we have some showers out towards napa road. check this out around nap a.you can see how quickly this is all developing and moving. old sonoma road getting a heavy downpour. in the east bay we go through street out to
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